Tuesday, August 31, 2010

Celebrities Hall of Music @ SohoKL


Ning Baizura's club recently hosted students from the International College of Music for "ICOM's Night Out," a charity gig in aid of Pakistani flood victims.


This is currently the best nightspot at SohoKL, where at least half-a-dozen clubs have opened and eventually closed over a span of nearly two years.


Let's hope this one meets a different fate; unlike those other hangouts, Celebrities Hall of Music focuses on live music and comedy performances (ICOM's showcase featured everything from a teenage violin prodigy to an R&B songstress belting out Mariah's "Emotions").


Food isn't available for now, but a fistful of nuts might stave off the munchies.


Creatively named cocktails: Birth of Kwannon (banana liquor, malibu, peach liquor, milk, orange, pineapple) & Goddess of the Dawn (grand marnier, triple sec, cacao white).


Lights of Solaris (malibu, midori, pineapple, orange) & Celebrities Famous Fruit Punch (strawberry puree, watermelon, gin, vodka, grand marnier).


Iced lemon tea for teetotalers.




Celebrities Hall of Music,
SohoKL, Solaris Mont Kiara.
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27 comments:

  1. Hello! Would you happen to know if this place has live music on normal days?

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  2. Shaun: ahh, no, maybe only one-third of the time ... I'd advise u to call them at 6204-0969 to check their schedule, but they rarely answer their phone!

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  3. What to do. Ning's so busy!

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  4. Birth of Kwannon? Goddess of the Dawn? Lights of Solaris? Wah, more drama in each sip than an entire 100-episode TVB serial... :P

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  5. Shaun: ya, she wasn't even there that nite! Would have loved to see her make a surprise appearance and sing 'curiga' or something :D
    Lfb: perfect for a drama queen like me, rite! Repulsive as it might sound to you, someone once told me that my ideal cocktail might be a Bloody Mary ... laced with the real menstrual emissions of a Mary :P

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  6. This place gives a chance for budding musicians! Whee!

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  7. Michelle: the performers that nite were pretty good though! Some seemed like seasoned professionals :D

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  8. Ewww. Grosss...

    Wait, I can totally introduce you to a Mary, or if you prefer a male, a Muscle Mary... LOL (But I guess the Muscle Mary wouldn;t have any menstrual emissions hor?)

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  9. Thanks for the cocktails. I hope you've received some good karma since.

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  10. lfb: i guess any blood would do in a pinch. omg, does this mean i'd make a great vampire as well as a cannibal?! can i even be both?! i've never heard of a vampire cannibal before :D
    lemongrass: they say karma is a like a chameleon. it comes and goes, it comes and gooo-ooo-oeess...

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  11. Me neither. But if it exists at all, you'd probably be the first. :P

    Ooh, Karma Chameleon by Culture Club is fab song. And also Karma Police (by Radiohead). I wonder if anyone did a mashup of these songs?

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  12. lfb: well, vampire rabbits exist (ok, at least in film fiction). and since i was born in the year of the rabbit, i could be considered a vampire rabbit (if i became a vampire). the mind boggles at these parallels! :D
    ergkh, i don't think those two songs would work together. i keep thinking of films this afternoon, so i'd equate your song mashup idea to doing a mashup of scenes from 'in the mood for love' with 'monty python's life of brian' :P

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  13. Yay for The Killer Rabbit of Caerbannog! Closest thing to a vampire rabbit in existence, ja?

    But there have been some really decent mashups. One of my faves is 'A Stroke Of Genie-us' by Freelance Hellraiser, basically Christina Aguilera's 'Genie in a Bottle' meets 'Hard to Explain' by The Strokes.

    Even found an article about mashups here: http://www.thestar.com/entertainment/article/164825

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  14. lfb: there's actually also bunnicula, a vampire bunny that has its own series of books and a tv film! http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bunnicula admittedly, i've never read the books though...
    well, yeah, those two songs go ok together. but u've watched glee, rite. they're obsessed with mashups on the show. after awhile, it loses its element of surprise...

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  15. Bunnicula? Ouch. Any relative of Barney the Purple Dinosaur? Cos they're both certainly equals in inducing major cringing. :P

    No, I've not watched Glee. I delight in being unhip liddat. :)

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  16. lfb: bunnicula is catchier than the killer rabbit of caerbannog. so there :P
    wasn't it huey lewis and the news who said that 'it's hip to be square' ... and have i lost any semblance of hipness by mentioning huey lewis?
    think of glee as a frothy antidote to wong kar-wai. though i dare say some moments on the show are as poignant as anything in 'in the mood for love' :D

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  17. Wait till you see that killer rabbit leap and attack. Then you know.

    Huey who?

    Antidote to WKW. Ok, means I won't ever watch GLEE lah liddat. :P

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  18. lfb: it's just a prop in a movie. some guy moves it around using a stick or ropes or something :D
    huey 'that's the power of love!' lewis :P
    oooh, i have another analogy! glee is like the oxygen mask of happiness that someone throws u when u're suffocating in the ocean of WKW's melancholy! :D

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  19. looks like there are quite a number of happening places in Solaris. I think I've gotta hang out there more often.

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  20. eiling: only if u're in the area though... otherwise, changkat bkt bintang is still the better neighborhood, with much more satisfying restaurants :D

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  21. Tonight, maybe, if I'm back early from dinner with the boys, some WKW melancholy, the interviews actually. :)

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  22. lfb: suurrrre ... i've heard that one before! :D

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  23. BOO! :D Thanks for the bloggeh. THe photos look really good. :

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  24. clarisse: glad u like 'em! thanks to u folks for an excellent evening of entertainment :D

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  25. where is it? i walked all around sohoKL but couldn't find it. thanks ahead, for the precise directions.

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  26. Ivan: the entrance is hidden at the back of the building, next to the canon store (ask the canon staff once u're there, since the outlet is affiliated with canon)

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  27. thanks sean, will check it soon.

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